Created: Thursday, 29 June 2006 Written by bizbuzzU.S. Def Sec Donald Rumsfeld briefed the President this morning. He told Bush that 3 Brazilian soldiers were killed in Iraq.
All of the colour ran from Bush's face. He collapsed onto his desk, head in hands, visibly shaken, almost whimpering.
Finally Bush looked up and in a hoarse voice asked:
"Exactly how many is a brazillion?"